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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Surface Maintenance Repairer

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:CT-13-075 (936238)

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$20.86 to $24.42 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 02, 2013 to Tuesday, September 03, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

08

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Windsor Locks, CT United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Areas I & II

JOB SUMMARY:

CONNECTICUT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

DUTY LOCATION:  Combined Support Maintenance Shop (CSMS), Camp Hartell, Windsor Locks, CT

JOB SUMMARY:  The purpose of this position is to perform limited diagnosis, routine repairs, and maintenance on combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.  May assist higher graded mechanics in the performance of maintenance duties.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Army National Guard.  If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Army National Guard recruiter at (800) 716-3550 before applying for this position. 

AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

  • Area 1:  All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Army National Guard.
  • Area 2:  All current members of the Connecticut Army National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Connecticut Army National Guard.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement.
  • Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.

DUTIES:

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The major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs limited diagnosis, routine repairs and maintenance on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles.
  • Performs limited diagnoses to determine the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses basic test equipment such as compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters and pressure gauges.
  • Removes, replaces, adjusts, cleans and installs parts and components such as wheel seals, switches, sensors, fuel pumps, water pumps, power steering pumps, brakes, filters, radiators, bearings, springs, shock absorbers, wheel cylinders, starter motors, mufflers, battery cables, and other items of similar complexity.
  • Independently performs routine repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective parts of components and systems using standard parts.  Receives guidance and instruction from a higher graded mechanic or supervisor to perform non-routine and more complex repairs on portions of major assemblies and/or systems.
  • Conducts limited readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Experience which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 12 months of specialized experience in the following:

  • Experience using common hand and power tools and a small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical repairs. 
  • Experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories. 
  • Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. 
  • Experience demonstrating an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. 
  • Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures’ repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Study successfully completed in a college, university, technical or vocational school may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of experience. Course work must be directly related to the work of the position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the mechanical makeup, operation, and working relationships of individual systems, and their interrelationships for a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, automotive, special purpose vehicles and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of various techniques for removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts and components of combat, tactical, commercial, automotive, special purpose vehicles and equipment.
  • Basic understanding of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other non-mechanical system theories; and skill to replace, fit, install, and adjust systems. 
  • Skill to use basic test equipment and ability to analyze test results to determine fault for repair or replacement of improperly functioning parts or components. 
  • Ability to use basic tools common to the occupation.
  • Ability to determine when parts should be cleaned, reinstalled, or replaced with standard parts.
  • Ability to read and interpret parts list, manufacturer’s repair manuals, technical manuals, diagrams, engineering drawings, and schematics.


COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.

  • MILITARY GRADE (Prior to appointment):  Enlisted:  E-8 and below
  • COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:  CMF:  12, 13, 14, 25, 88, 91, 92, or 94
  • UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT:  Any unit within the State

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  This position is covered by the medical monitoring program. Individual selected must undergo a preemployment physical examination prior to appointment.  For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver’s license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully.  Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:  https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.



OTHER INFORMATION:

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (see http://www.sss.gov/).

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM:   If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives).  In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG – J1 or CTANG – Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position.  For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:

  • Incentive Termination without Recoupment:  If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, September 03, 2013.

To begin, click "Apply Online" to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.  Click the "Submit My Answers" button to submit your application package.  It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the "More information" link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.


To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click "Update Application" in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.  To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit your USA Jobs account and use the Vacancy Identification Number 936238.

 

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.  If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 936238.  Fax your supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, September 03, 2013 to receive consideration. To complete the entire application package and submit via fax:

1.  Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.
2.  Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

 

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience
  • Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire
  • Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)
  • OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)

If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Staffing Office
Phone: (860)613-7618
Email: NG.CT.CTARNG.LIST.HRO-STAFFING@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
CSMS
Camp Hartell
RTE 75
Windsor Locks, CT
06096

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made, you may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews.  You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.

Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut National Guard.  Good luck!


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Job Announcement Number:

CT-13-075 (936238)

Control Number:

348833600